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Poem by Bunya no Asayasu (Fumiya no Asayasu), from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

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No. 37 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.1284, 11.17675, 11.41805, 21.6737, 34.308

Inscription

Poem: Shiratsuyu ni/ kaze no fukishiku/ aki no no wa/ tsuranuki tomenu/ tama zo chirikeru

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Manji 前北斎卍

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, about 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, Hokusai: The One Hundred Poets (1989), #37; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban #24.21

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 26.2 x 36.7 cm (10 5/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.308

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

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Asia

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